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Swimming Pools: Are They Worth the Cost?

Being in the swimming pool industry for over 30 years, I have been asked many times by potential pool buyers if a pool was really worth all the money they will put into it? This question always starts a great debate and...
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How To Get 15 Years Out of Your Vinyl Liner

This is the AGE OLD question that every one wants to know when it comes to purchasing a new vinyl liner inground swimming pool or a replacement liner. Unfortunately if you ask 10 different people this question, you may likely get...
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The 5 Problems With Vinyl Liner Pools Built in Indiana and the Solutions

After being strictly a builder of fiberglass pools in Indianapolis for over 18 years, we here at Perma Pools decided 7 years ago to start installing vinyl liner pools as an additional product line.  We had pointed out for years...
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What is the Cost of Heating an In Ground Pool in Central Indiana?

I have been in the pool business for over 30 years and homeowners are always asking me about swimming pool heat systems.  People don't like cold water!  So I hope this helps you. Generally.  There are 3 ways of heating your...
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What is the Cost of a Swimming Pool Deck In Indianapolis?; Options

Indianapolis swimming pool builders construct their pool decks out of a variety of materials that vary greatly in cost.  So what kind of pool patio is best for you?  Regular gray concrete?  Stamped concrete?  Concrete pavers?  Stone pavers?  Assuming a 1,000 SF...
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Perma Pools Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Perma Pools has earned the service industry-coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award,  an honor awarded annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s...
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In Ground Pool Zoning and Permit Laws: Zionsville, Indiana

Each year, we at Perma Pools install many in ground pools in Zionsville, Indiana.  Because the permitting process in this city can be confusing, it's important that you understand what the zoning and permits requirement are. Zionsville, Indiana In ground...
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Vinyl Liner Pools In Central Indiana- Top 6 Reasons to Buy

I started working at Perma Pools in 2005.  I was specifically tasked with developing a first class vinyl liner pool program that would put Perma Pools on the map in this important market segment. You see, I grew up in the vinyl...
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Fiberglass Pools In Indiana: Top 6 Reasons To Buy

My Indianapolis pool company was founded in 1987 solely to build fiberglass pools.   We built no other type of pool until we started building vinyl liner pools in 2005 (and that's another story).  I LOVE FIBERGLASS POOLS!   I have a...
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What does Indiana Inground Pool Growth Look Like for 2013?

There is an 800 pound gorilla in the pool business called Pool Corp (symbol POOL) who is in the business of supplying inground pool builders with the vast majority of the things they buy.  They are the world’s largest such supplier.  So...